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Wideman Family History

Wideman Name Meaning
German (Widemann): from the Germanic personal name Widiman, composed of witu ‘wood’ or wit ‘wide’, ‘broad’ + man ‘man’.Americanized form of German Weidmann ‘huntsman’.Americanized form of Swedish Widman.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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21,669 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,113 Military Records
745 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Wideman Families

  • Number of Wideman families
     71 - 139
     24 - 70
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wideman families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Wideman families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wideman Family Origin

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Wideman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Wideman

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Wideman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Wideman Civil War Service Records

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